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Hariharan Sudha, S. (author), Ragno, E. (author), Morales Napoles, O. (author), Kok, M. (author)
The Netherlands has traditionally focused on managing flood risk. However, the frequent occurrence of droughts in recent years has brought attention to managing both extremes. Transitions between these opposite extremes pose additional challenges to water management, requiring a trade-off between water storage during dry periods and flood...
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Faber, R.M. (author), de Haas, M.C. (author), Molin, E.J.E. (author), Kroesen, M. (author)
Attitudes have been used as explanatory variables of travel behaviour for decades, typically under the assumption that there is a causal effect of attitudes on behaviour. However, recent research has shown that the relationship between attitudes and travel behaviour is bi-directional. In this study we use a longitudinal modelling technique on...
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Slokker, Marloes (author)
The study explores the potential impact of accelerated sea level rise on coastal flood risk in the Netherlands, particularly focusing on the Plan B NL2200 approach. Sea levels are expected to rise faster than initially thought due to factors like Antarctica's melting ice. The Sea Level Rise Knowledge Program in the Netherlands investigates...
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Brouwer, Bas (author)
Wind energy is deemed important in the Netherlands in sustainable energy transitions. While Commercial Wind Energy Project Developers (CWEPDs) bring professionalism, Local Energy Cooperatives (LECs) promote local renewable initiatives. The Dutch Klimaatakkoord aims for 50% community-owned renewable electricity, but real-world implementation of...
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van Dijk, Robin (author)
90% out of all startups fail, which is the cause of several reasons like lack of funds, lack of market need and bad management among other things. Digitalization can help startups to solve these problems, by performing processes more efficient than when they are performed manually.<br/><br/>The objective of this research is to build a model to...
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Shetty, Varun (author)
The energy transition is a fundamental shift in the world’s energy landscape, aimed at reducing carbon emissions and transitioning to a more sustainable, low-carbon energy system. This transition is closely aligned with the goals of the Paris Agreement, the landmark international treaty adopted in 2015, which seeks to limit global warming, with...
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Harteveld, Maurice (author)
Al decennia staren beleidsmakers en stedebouwkundigen zich blind op hoogbouwbeleid door middel van hoogteregulering. Ook al blijft dit vanuit gezondheid en welstand verstandig, dit is een eenzijdige benadering. Zeker nu er steeds meer openbare ruimtes binnen de hoogbouwprojecten ontworpen en gerealiseerd worden, rijst de vraag hoe we voorbij de...
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Bruggink, Maude (author)
The number of cars is increasing in the Netherlands, while the need for space and environmental regulations is increasing as well. The need for new mobility solutions is high. A shared bicycle system could be an indirect solution to these problems, by strengthening the chain journey and getting more people out of their cars. This research uses a...
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de Bruin, Douwe (author)
This thesis investigates the unprecedented labour market tension in the Netherlands post-2021, by analyzing the core drivers behind the labour market. A framework based on labour demand and supply is made in order to study the key drivers of the labour market. Through quantitative analysis it is found that the labour market tension after 2021 is...
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Alvarez Torres, Jeronimo (author)
In the face of the current environmental crisis led by the extended use of fossil fuels to cover society’s energy needs, sustainability objectives have been defined around the world. In the European Union, the European Green Deal has emerged as a leading guideline for its member states to achieve energy neutrality by 2050. The Netherlands has...
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Kunati, Nikhil (author)
The primary objective of this study was to address the lack of understanding of the commercial- scale implementation of novel CO2 based carbon nanomaterial (CNM) production and its comparison with status quo CNM production processes using unsustainable fossil resources. To accomplish this objective, first, a literature review was performed on...
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Carpentier Alting, Sebastiaan (author)
The way we work and the demand for offices is changing in the Netherlands. This poses the question whether the traditional office park is still viable. However, the demand for housing provides an opportunity to transform these outdated office parks into new mixed-use areas. This way the quality of the area could be improved, and the area could...
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Frick, Oskar (author)
This report investigates the potential use of Phase Change Material (PCM) technology in poorly insulated lightweight homes in the Netherlands. The aim is to develop a cost-effective and easy-to-install PCM product that can decrease energy consumption through passive heating and cooling. The proposed design involves a multi-layer curtain system...
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Consoli, Gabriella (author)
The rise in average surface temperature has intensified the need to explore new<br/>methods to address climate change. Housing sector is one of the leading contributors to the total energy consumption. As a solution, there has been a growing emphasis on the application of passive strategies in buildings that leverage local climatic conditions....
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Tutuarima, Frederieke (author)
In the geothermal exploration well, NLW-GT-01, in the West Netherlands Basin, a very tight reservoir with low porosity (≤5.0%) and matrix permeability (≤ 0.1mD) has been encountered in the Main Buntsandstein Subgroup. The impact of natural fractures, which can significantly impact fluid flow in tight reservoirs, has been studied. However, there...
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Çelik, Eren (author)
The 2006 health care reforms in the Netherlands were aimed at improving the affordability, accessibility, and quality of health care, as well as freedom in health care. However, the reality is that since the reforms (which include the privatisation of health-care insurance), costs have further increased and accessibility has decreased while...
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Dijkstra, Maaike (author)
The Protein Transition is a societal transition that resolves around shifting society towards consuming more plant-based proteins instead of animal proteins. There are numerous drivers for this transition, the most well-known and considerable ones being climate change, animal welfare, public health and unfair agricultural economics.<br/><br/>To...
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Agarwal, Divya (author), Braz Del Giglio, Denise (author), ter Brugge, Germaine (author), Novajra, Lorenzo (author), Smithuis, Feike (author)
With an average cheese production of 947 mln kg/year, the dairy industry (in the Netherlands) is responsible for 6.3 % of agricultural/dairy/commodity greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Northwestern (NW) Europe. This report brings the production of dairy and its effects on the spatiotemporal and environmental footprints. By performing a material...
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Jansen, Tijn (author)
This history thesis contains the research question; What are the design principles of the architects H.A. Maaskant, H. Dam and B.F.A. Dirkse, and Van Klingeren for secondary education buildings on the aspect of meeting in the Netherlands during the 1970s? This question is answered via a literature review together with analyses of archival...
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Heemskerk, Esmee (author)
Churches are one of the most important features of the Dutch townscape. They were the cultural hub of the town for a long time. The 20th century marked the start of a societal change: ontkerkelijking. More and more churches are becoming vacant in the Netherlands and Belgium. These buildings can be reused, and the past can help us. The research...
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